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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-12-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,823
Posted By Mikelff
FYI, “chucking” is a horizontal movement....

FYI, “chucking” is a horizontal movement. “Porpoising” is a vertical movement. Not enough pin weight will cause porpoising. Chucking is caused when you hit a bump in the road, causing a...
Forum: Member News 12-26-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By Mikelff
Your fight is mostly with the dealer you bought...

Your fight is mostly with the dealer you bought it from. You need to hold their feet to the fire and demand they make it right. Itís the dealers job to work it out with Keystone. Other posts are...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,632
Posted By Mikelff
Most likely they will be made in Vietnam, however...

Most likely they will be made in Vietnam, however they will have the new steel belt package, which I believe are the same as the China made tires. By the way, anyone that had a failure of the...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,632
Posted By Mikelff
If your tires were made in China, they are NOT on...

If your tires were made in China, they are NOT on the recall. Only the tires made in Vietnam, in the code date range of the recall letter.. I have 1 tire from Vietnam that missed the recall date by 6...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-19-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mikelff
You can spray them with Fluid Film, which will...

You can spray them with Fluid Film, which will penetrate and stop the rust and corrosion. Spray it well and let it sit awhile, then wipe off excess with a clean rag. Stuff works great on rust and...
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-16-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Mikelff
By raising the jacks, you will be LOWERING the...

By raising the jacks, you will be LOWERING the coach. Extending your jacks will obviously raise up your coach. If you have difficulty using the controller to level, If you have a bubble level, place...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-16-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,308
Posted By Mikelff
Have the Air ride bags with on board compressor...

Have the Air ride bags with on board compressor with remote controlsl. Really made a difference in the ride both loaded and empty. No air leaks after 3 years of use. Went with the air bags over the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-08-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By Mikelff
Have you looked at Sumo Springs?? Easy to...

Have you looked at Sumo Springs?? Easy to install. I have a gas line that would be a major project to move so I could not install them or I would have.
Great reviews.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-02-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By Mikelff
You mention a surge protector but not clear if it...

You mention a surge protector but not clear if it is just a surge protector or an EMS. If itís NOT an EMS, you need one. A surge protector doesnít do much for you. You need a good EMS to adequately...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-29-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By Mikelff
As long as you DO NOT make a “p trap” in your...

As long as you DO NOT make a “p trap” in your sewer hose, you will not have enough water in it to split your hose. Any water in it will have plenty of room to expand if it freezes, and not crack your...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-29-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,560
Posted By Mikelff
As another has suggested, you definitely need to...

As another has suggested, you definitely need to notify your insurance company. They can cover anything the other driver’s insurance won’t. Plus your insurance company will go after her to cover...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-25-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,043
Posted By Mikelff
The increase is 5.9%. Take out the part B premium...

The increase is 5.9%. Take out the part B premium increase and you are lucky to stay even. Big deal, they give it to you on the front end and take it away on the back end, plus a possible tax...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-17-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Mikelff
Water leak only when traveling

Hi all,
I am trying to find where water is coming in from the rear of my living room slide. Only leaks when traveling in the rain. No leaks while camping in heavy pouring down rain. Cannot find...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,422
Posted By Mikelff
That's good. Obviously you must have caught it....

That's good. Obviously you must have caught it. Glad Iím not the only one that missed it. They said next re print of their directions will remind people to remove the screen protector. Apparently...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,422
Posted By Mikelff
Get the flow through sensors! Make sure you have...

Get the flow through sensors! Make sure you have metal valve stems. Filling tires is a breeze.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,422
Posted By Mikelff
Csrl n Susan. Did you take the screen protector...

Csrl n Susan. Did you take the screen protector off the screen? I had the same issue. Called the company and he asked me the same question. There is nothing in the directions about removing the...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-06-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,029
Posted By Mikelff
Yes, flow through are the way to go IMO. As...

Yes, flow through are the way to go IMO. As others have said, make sure you have all metal valve stems. Happy camping!
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-27-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,858
Posted By Mikelff
If you donít stick with Sailuns, Carlisle makes a...

If you donít stick with Sailuns, Carlisle makes a good tire but you might want to stick with the Sailuns. You need a G rated tire. Donít know about Heartland. Do a search for them to see what...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-27-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mikelff
That Optima battery is not a true “deep cycle”...

That Optima battery is not a true “deep cycle” battery. It says right on it it is a dual purpose battery. Not really what you want. You want a 12 volt golf cart battery. That is a true deep cycle...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 10-27-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mikelff
There is a thread on the forum regarding the use...

There is a thread on the forum regarding the use of solar screens made to fit your windows. Itís a diy project but looks simple enough. They fit on the outside of the windows and reflect 90% of the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-27-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,434
Posted By Mikelff
This is somewhat similar to my High Country 2018...

This is somewhat similar to my High Country 2018 358BH. The bunk house in the back has two slides and is where our kids and Grandkids stay. They have their own 1/2 bath, 2- 6í bunks, and a fold out...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-27-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By Mikelff
We head to Galveston KOA next week with the...

We head to Galveston KOA next week with the Grandkids. They LOVE the gulf shore and the pools at the KOA. Problem is itís bike week in Galveston so donít know how thatís going to go. At least the KOA...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-14-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,823
Posted By Mikelff
I agree. You never really get rid of chucking....

I agree. You never really get rid of chucking. You can mitigate it with a new pin box designed for that purpose. It appears many folks really donít understand what ďchuckingĒ is. It has nothing to do...
Forum: Maintenance 10-10-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,260
Posted By Mikelff
I would try working all the angles first before...

I would try working all the angles first before the lawyer. Once you get the lawyer involved things will definitely stop for a while. I understand your frustration. Lippert does have a warranty and...
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 10-10-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,365
Posted By Mikelff
All good ideas. You should not travel with the...

All good ideas. You should not travel with the doors open. You typically don’t travel long enough for mold or mildew to form. For storage, the pool noodles, rolled up towels and the like all work...
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